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De Molen Saaz Hopburst

 (RETIRED)
overall
82
49
style
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled hops Saaz as Hopburst Saaz.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3371) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks troubles. Pours bronze to yellow hazy with a nice head, aroma of honey, light acidity and marmalade, flavor is bitter with moderate dryness, herby tones, some smoke light sweetness, medium bodied

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kerenmk (2269) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks troubles. Murky pale amber with a small off white head. Sweet, a little alcoholic, grainy aroma, bitter limestone, unpleasant chalky taste. Light body, chalky aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (5714) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 30, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks troubles. Hazy amber with a big white head. Aroma of a bit of malt, fruity notes and a hints of old hops. Sweetish flavor with a bit of fruits, honey notes and a finish with mild hoppy bitterness. Light to medium-bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (3773) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle @ home. Aroma is big herbal and spicy hops, touch of malt in the background. Flavour is intense hops, bitter but not too much, mostly spicy. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2011
Hazy amber color; big head; too high carbonation actually. Nice hop aroma, even if not the typical Saaz: it’s a bit grassy, very light citrus fruits and chamomile, light cereals aroma too. The flavor is a blend of caramel and some cereals; quite strong bitterness, with grassy and earthy tones, but the Saaz doesn’t really fly, no hop freshness. A pleasant IPA, but...

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (10382) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 29, 2011
Seifig-hopfiger Antrunk, in dem rauchig-bittere Noten stören. Diese entwickeln sich weiter und bleiben störend, gummiartig, muffig, beim Hopfen störend, der nun nur noch wenig aromatisch ist. Trocken, dunkel, etwas malzig. Bitter-gummiartiges Finish. Die anderen Hopburst Biere waren deutlich besser! 11/8/7/7/11/7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty long bitter hoppy finish with grapefruit in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (7948) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2010
330ml bottle, no.202, from Ølbutikken in Copenhagen. Cloudy golden body. Full, frothy white head that left a good amount of spotty lacing on the glassware. Smell of dusty hops. Spiced dry hops in interplay with earthy malts in flavour. Rather sharp bitter ending. Well balanced and fine bodied (shared with Finn, Tromsø 17.11.2010).

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finn (4134) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2010
Flaske 0,33l påspandert av Rune og delt med ham i WC-veien 17 Nov 11. Aprikosfarget. Litt uklar. Høyt kremaktig skum. Svakt krydret aroma med innslag av frukt. God smak med mye frukt. Godt integrert. Syrlig bitter ettersmak.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010
Pours cloudy amber with a beige head. Aroma is malt and grassy hop. Flavour is malt, medium bitter and grassy hop. To high carbonation.


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